Shaking Beef - Part 1 Recipe Video

Dzung shares her recipe for delicious Shaking Beef or "Rockin' Beef"


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientHealthy


Water cress salad
 Watercress1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Tomatoes1 Large, cut into 8 slices
 Onion1⁄4 Medium, sliced thinly
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Hot water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Pepper To Taste, ground
For fried rice
 Rice2 Cup (32 tbs), precooked
 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Oyster sauce2 Tablespoon
 Ketchup3 Tablespoon (to taste)
For the beef
 Beef boneless steak1 Pound, cubed
 Sesame seed oil1 Tablespoon
 Fish sauce1 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Garlic powder1 Teaspoon
 Chili pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 635 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.3%

Saturated Fat 3.6 g18.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 50.9 mg

Sodium 1667.7 mg69.5%

Total Carbohydrates 88 g29.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.9%

Sugars 10.8 g

Protein 31 g61.2%

Vitamin A 13.3% Vitamin C 20.4%

Calcium 7.7% Iron 13.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. BEEF: In a bowl, put the beef. Add sesame seed oil, fish sauce, sugar, soy sauce, oyster sauce, garlic powder and chili pepper. Mix well to coat the beef nicely with all the ingredients. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
2. SALAD: In a small bowl, mix onion, sugar, vinegar, vegetable oil, hot water and ground pepper. Set aside.
3. Cut the water crest bunch into half and remove any hard stem. Rinse it and put it in a large bowl. Pour the onion dressing into it and mix well to coat the water crest well. Set aside.
4. FRIED RICE: Steam the rice. Set aside.

5. FRIED RICE: In a frying pan, add olive oil. Put the steamed rice and fry it for a few minutes. Add ketchup and oyster sauce and mix well to coat the rice completely. Fry for a few more minutes and transfer into a bowl.
6. BEEF: Heat oil in a frying pan to sizzling hot. Put the marinated beef into it and stir fry till browned on all sides. Remove from the heat.

7. In a serving platter, spread the fried rice at the bottom. Put the beef over it on one side along with the juices. Place the salad around the beef to sizzle and steam a little. Garnish the salad with tomato slices and serve hot.